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Royal Copenhagen Porcelain "Flora Danica" Soup Tureen and Platter

Auction:
2940B
Lot:
795
Sold for:
$4,305$3,500

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2940B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 07, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Royal Copenhagen Porcelain "Flora Danica" Soup Tureen and Platter, Denmark, c. 1985-91, each with gilt highlights overall, crabstock handles with applied roses and floral sprays, painted with botanical specimens, each with factory marks and inscribed with Latin specimen to underside, tureen overall ht. 10 1/2, wd. 14 1/4, dp. 9; platter lg. 18 1/2, wd. 14 in.

Estimate $2,000-3,000

Each inscribed in Latin to underside: lid "Convolvulus sepium L.," tureen "Epipactus pallans Willd Centaurea Cyanus L.," platter with "Campanula Rapunculus L."

Some chips to flowers. Surface wear and wear to gilding overall.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Denmark, Flora Danica, Royal Copenhagen, Tableware, Tureen

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